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Nancy Wilson is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and one-half of the rock band Heart, alongside sister Ann Wilson.
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10 on the Billboard charts and featuring the popular singles "WTF" and "Hey You."
Nancy Wilson married film director Cameron Crowe in 1986. They had twin sons before divorcing in 2010, after 24 years of marriage.
As lead guitarist of Heart—the band that injected acoustic guitar and femininity into hard rock, becoming one of the most enduringly successful rock bands of all time with hit albums spanning more than three decades—Nancy Wilson holds a special place in music history. However, even after all those years and hit songs and records, Wilson and her sister remain steadfastly focused on what they see as their life mission—to make and share beautiful music.
"I like to stay focused on what we're trying to get done, so we can hopefully make something great and maybe even uplifting," Wilson said. "Because I think that's what we were put here to do."
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Originally jump-starting their career in Canada, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart broke out onto the American rock scene in the mid 1970s with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," and "Barracuda." For the next four decades, the sisters would stake their claim on the Billboard charts, selling over 35 million records and cementing themselves as one of the most enduring rock groups in music history.
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